Vacancies

Senior Policy Officer - Association of IFCAs
Senior Technical Officer - Association of IFCAs
Scientific Officer - Cornwall IFCA
 

Senior Policy Officer

  • Based: Home Based with occasional national travel
  • Contract Type: Full Time – Fixed Term 2 Year Contract (with possibility of extension).
  • Post Grade and Band: Grade 6 (SP 25-29) (£34,373 to £38,553)
  • Starting Salary Offered: £34,373 (pay award pending)
  • Responsible to: Chief Officer AIFCA
  • Hours of work: minimum 37 hours per week
  • Working pattern: Full time
  • Closing date: 6th June 2022

The Association is the national voice of IFCAs working with 10 regional committees to support, promote and improve. An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to work with the Association of IFCAs to support the delivery of world class inshore fisheries management.

The position is home based and you will work for and on behalf of the Association of IFCAs to support the 10 regional IFCAs in England in the delivery of their duties. As part of a small team, you will work with all 10 IFCAs on a series of exciting projects to transform how fisheries are managed and conservation is delivered in England. This is a complex issue and will provide excellent policy development experience and opportunities to work across Government, local government and with stakeholders as this exciting and challenging policy area continues to develop.

We are looking for an individual who self-motivated, and able to work effectively with a number of different organisations towards a common goal. With your prior experience of marine policy, managing projects and excellent understanding of inshore fisheries management this is an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of fisheries and conservation. Secondments will be considered. Development training is provided

Please view the role profile here, your application will need to demonstrate how you meet the required criteria. Please ensure you answer all of the pre-screening questions in full, within the application form. Completed applications should be sent to enquiries@association-ifca.org.uk by 12:00 noon on 6th June 2022.

For informal advice on the recruitment process email Robert Clark Chief Officer – Association of IFCAs on Robert.clark@association-ifca.org.uk

 with Sussex IFCA      

Senior Technical Officer – Natural Capital

  • Based: Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority. Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex / Remote Working
  • Contract Type: Full Time – Fixed Term 1 Year Contract (with possibility of extension).
  • Post Grade and Band: Grade 6 (SP 25-29) (£34,373 to £38,553) (pay award pending)
  • Starting Salary Offered: £34,373
  • Responsible to: Chief Officer AIFCA
  • Hours of work: minimum 37 hours per week
  • Working pattern: Full time
  • Closing date: 6th June 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to work on a national project to build the evidence base to support our understanding of nearshore fish populations and the benthic marine ecosystem. Based at Sussex IFCA you will work on behalf of the Association of IFCAs to develop an evidence collection programme in support of a national programme of marine Natural Capital Ecosystem Assessment (mNCEA).

As part of a national multidisciplinary, multi-agency programme, you will work with all 10 IFCAs identify existing datasets, review existing data gathering methodologies and support the development of a national evidence strategy.

We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated, and able to work effectively with a number of different organisations towards a common goal. With your prior experience of managing research projects, you will be able to collate reports and identify opportunities for national data programmes.

Funding is available for year 1 of the project, however this is a 3-year programme and there is the possibility of extension if successful future funding is secured. Secondments will be considered. Development training is provided

Please view the role profile here, your application will need to demonstrate how you meet the required criteria. Please ensure you answer all of the pre-screening questions in full, within the application formCompleted applications should be sent to enquiries@association-ifca.org.uk by 12:00 noon on 6th June 2022.

For informal advice on the recruitment process email Robert Clark Chief Officer – Association of IFCAs on Robert.clark@association-ifca.org.uk

 

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Scientific Officer (Operational)

Cornwall IFCA are seeking a part time Scientific Officer (0.6 full time equivalent) to assist Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) with the management of inshore fisheries around the coast of Cornwall. 

Salary – £25,708 - £32,798 (Pro rata). An additional payment of 5% of the salary is paid for unsocial hours. 

For further information and to apply CLICK on Scientific Officer (Operational) - Cornwall Council Careers (selectminds.com)

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Deputy Chief Officer - Fisheries Management & Policy Team

 Job title  Deputy Chief Officer - Fisheries Management and Policy Team 
 Location  Southern IFCA, Poole, Dorset, with District wide travel
 Reports to  Chief Executive Officer
 Pay  (SCP 36-43)  £40,578 to £47,665 (pro rata) 
 Annual progression subject to performance. Pay increases subject to future NJC pay awards 
 Starting salary awarded based on experience.
 Contract/ Term  Permanent - Flexible working, full time or part time considered based on the business needs 
 Hours  37 hours per week (pro rata)

Overview

Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) are currently looking for an individual who will lead the Fisheries Management and Policy Team in the delivery of sustainable fisheries and conservation management in the inshore coastal waters of Hampshire, Dorset, and the Isle of Wight, ensuring healthy marine environments and viable fishing communities.

You will be leading a skilled team of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Officers (IFCOs) in the monitoring and assessment of inshore fisheries and in the development and review of inshore fisheries management interventions. You will ensure that Southern IFCA fulfils its core legislative responsibilities under the Marine and Coastal Access Act (2009); as well as ensuring the delivery of key functions under the Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations (2019) and the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, you will deliver strategic policy and champion innovative practice. This is an exciting and dynamic role, where the successful candidate will work with the local community to provide co-management solutions which are built upon sound evidence.

This is an exciting time to join Southern IFCA, where realisation as an independent coastal state is forging new ways of governance in inshore fisheries. We look forward to receiving applications from dynamic and motivated individuals who are invested in promoting and delivering the IFCA Vision.

Closing dateMidnight on 24th June 2022.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Chief Executive Officer Pia Bateman (pia.bateman@southern-ifca.gov.uk or 01202 721373).

Please send your completed application to sarah.harley@southern-ifca.gov.uk

Provisional Interview dates: Interviews for shortlisted candidates are likely to take place in Poole week commencing 4th July 2022.

For further information and how to apply please click on our website and follow the appropriate links www.southern-ifca.gov.uk

For role profile and application click below

 

Please check the IFCAs websites for updates on current vacancies

Northumberland IFCA

Isles of Scilly IFCA

Southern IFCA

Sussex IFCA

Cornwall IFCA

Devon and Severn IFCA

North Western IFCA

North Eastern IFCA

Kent and Essex IFCA

Eastern IFCA